STUDY POINTERS FOR JAN 27TH HIV LECTURE

STUDY POINTERS FOR JAN 27TH HIV LECTURE - -labs: on CD4...

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STUDY POINTERS FOR JAN 27 TH HIV LECTURE -on the WHO statistics, chart, know the #s for NA -the diagram of all the steps of infection – know all the steps, and where the classes of medications interrupt the process -HIV testing – how does it work? Differences between screening and confirmatory tests? The terms seroconversion and window period -3 phases of HIV, the s/sx of each, the criteria for being in “AIDS” -3 general transmission methods, ways to prevent them
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Unformatted text preview: -labs: on CD4 count, I want you to know the categories listed on the slide. For VL, know what it means and that lower is better, undetectable is the goal, and what undetectable means-OIs: study candida, CMV, and PCP. I may ask details about these, but only these-HAART what does it stand for, how is HAART different from single ARVs? What patient teaching is needed when a patient starts HAART?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course NURS 216 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '10 term at South Carolina.

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